Umrah Visa Requirements

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Umrah Visa Requirements

  1. Orignal Passport.
  2. CNIC Scan Copy.
  3. 02 Photos with Blue Background.
  4. Biometric Slip. Etimad Pakistan

Umrah Visa Policy and Requirements

  1.  Visa approval is subject to the approval from Saudi Embassy.
  2.  Recent passport size 02 color photographs with a blue background should be attached. The photograph must be a full-face view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angled views are NOT accepted. Ladies Pictures Must Be in Scarf. Hair & Ear Should Not Be Visible.
  3.  Copy of National I.D. Card for Above 18 Years, Form “B” If Children Travelling Other than Father.
  4.  Passports should be valid for at least 8 months from the date of submission of the Umrah Visa application form.
  5.  NICOP National Identity Card for overseas Pakistani people having international passport must provide Original NICOP.
  6.  Nonresident Pakistan Origin Card POC with valid Pakistani visa at least 6 months validity
  7.  Bio metric verification slip is required with the submission request. Etimad Center is performing its operations in all major cities of Pakistan where applicant can visit between 9 a.m to 4 p.m from Monday to Friday.
  8.  Women and children should be accompanied by husband/father or a male relative (Mahram)
  9.  Female 45 years & above, does not required mahram.
  10.  In case of Ladies & Children Traveling Other than Husband or Father, Proof of Mahram is required issued by NADRA (a marriage certificate / FRC Family Relation Certificate / Birth certificate for a child indicating the names of both parents). The Mahram must travel in and out of Saudi Arabia on the same flight.

Conditions & Validity of Umrah Visa

  1. Umrah Visa is time bound (30 Days). It is standard practice to give a certain days allocation for Umrah from Pakistan. Umrah Visa is of certain days. Travelers to come back prior to date of expiry of Visa.
  2. Umrah Visa is only for Umrah. Travelers cannot use it for Business or work permit visa.
  3. Umrah Visa is not a work visa by any means. Getting caught working under Umrah visa is a serious offense. Deportation, jail and even fines can be given by the court.

Umrah Visa Policy 2019

 For 2019, the Umrah Visa from Pakistan has changed in terms of becoming more secure and digital. New Umrah policy 2019 is in place for Muslim countries. Travel agents and operators collect all necessary paper work as stated above prior to issuing visa and tickets. Certain people apply for Umrah visa and do not return back. Due to avoid this, the government of Saudi Arabia integrates with online systems.  This ensures your records and history of absconding from any country is available. Any dubious activity will and can be given to the government officials.